BB 5 was originally built as Penn Central GP40 PC 3216 in 1968.
With a former RF&P signal in the background, Buckingham Branch GP16s #5, #3, and #9 are seen in the yard in Doswell, Virginia.
The Culoz cemetery: Given the proximity of a large scrapper, the then out-of-service locomotive depot in Culoz was used as a cemetery for the old fleet of Maurienne electrics before they w... (more)
I wonder if the new locomotive technologies being manufactured today will last as long as these three. Between this trio of EMD engines, they have 170 years of combined service to various railroad... (more)
Everything looks calm this evening as Hurricane Sandy slowly heads up the coast. These engines will definitely get a shower this afternoon and tomorrow. October 2012.
Under the full moon, Buckingham Branch Engine #5 will wait through a cool evening before receiving an assignment tomorrow. September 2012.
Buckingham Branch 5 sits with a short consist on the interchange track connecting CSX's former RF&P main with the original C&O mainline now operated by the Buckingham Branch.
A trio of engines have just been parked on this late Saturday afternoon. October 2011.
A trio of GP40 and GP16 engines brave the cold night in Doswell as they prepare for their Monday morning assignments.
Two Buckingham Branch GP40s stand gaurd with a GP16 in Doswell, Virginia while awaiting their next assignment.
A pair of GP40's (BB#5 and BB#6) take a well deserved break in the Doswell Yard.
BB 5 arriving in Charlottesville from Staunton, VA, passes BB 1 sporting new paint and the addition of yellow, visibility-enhancing zebra striping.
Buckingham Branch GP40's 5-7 stop to shift Augusta Feeds just east of Staunton, VA..
The Buckingham Branch RR Staunton-Charlottesville turn, Z630, waits in the Middle Depot Track for a four-hour late Amtrak #51 to get by before proceeding west.